Vpld ning tips

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This presentation was created for participants in the VPLD community as a guide to effectively using their Ning environment.

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Vpld ning tips

  1. 1. VPLD Ning Tips<br />
  2. 2. Keeping up with Ning activity<br />Look for the RSS feed button on every page <br />Right click on feed button – copy link address<br />Paste link address into your rss reader<br />Can follow rss feeds on particular items,<br />Just blog posts, just video, just discussion<br />OR<br />pick up the rss feed for Latest Activity & you can follow everything.<br />More on how to use RSS feeds<br />
  3. 3. Email Notifications<br />Another way of keeping up - Check & adjust your settings as you need<br />
  4. 4. Other Settings:<br />Privacy – check these now we are a public site.<br />Further privacy settings include the ability to moderate comments on different items.<br />
  5. 5. Connections – Linking with other accounts<br />
  6. 6. Sharing – beyond Ning<br />Share links straight to your twitter, google + or facebook accounts.<br />In addition share directly with friends through email.<br />
  7. 7. Tagging<br />Tagging content – blogs, video, pages, discussion allows us to find other content related to the tags we use & helps with the Search facility – please tag your items!<br />Separate tag words with commas, or put multiple word tags into quotes.<br />Add your tags into this separate box when you post your item.<br />
  8. 8. Search Facility<br />Searches all content on the site – this search returned 4 pages of links to a range of content around ePortfolios.<br />
  9. 9. Quick Add<br />Click on the plus sign under latest activity<br />To enable full blogging options click More Options (eg tagging, sharing & moderation)<br />
  10. 10. What’s New?<br />
  11. 11. Feedback / Questions?<br />Suggestions for improving the site?<br />

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